2003 wr450 oil leak from head


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  • tighe

Posted February 01, 2014 - 05:26 PM

#1

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Is this common? Any ideas where this is coming from?

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  • tighe

Posted February 01, 2014 - 05:28 PM

#2

ImageUploadedByThumper Talk1391304463.933971.jpg . The other side of the head is clean.


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  • flyandride

Posted February 01, 2014 - 05:49 PM

#3

Yamaha went to auto decompression in '03 and didn't change the head casting right away.  Your bike's head has a plug in it where the manual decomp used to be.  Looks like it's leaking from there.  The plug may be rubber and has shrunk a little.  Ebay has em.  



  • tighe

Posted February 01, 2014 - 10:21 PM

#4

Thats it.

 

Thanks!






 
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